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Cptbahamas Chicken Coop

By cptbahama · Jan 11, 2012 · ·
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  1. cptbahama
    We are a small family in beautiful rural Georgia. We started a small orchard a few years ago and have enjoyed watching it grow. We love to garden and spend time in the yard with our little girl. Keeping chickens was the natural next step in our hobby world. That's how we landed here on backyard chickens, to learn from you kind folks.
    I've enjoyed woodworking as a hobby over the years. So I accepted the challenge of building a coop myself and it turned out to be a very fun project. It started out as 5' x 8' but when I put the footprint of blocks down it looked way too small. We ended up with 6' x 12'. We decided to locate it over this old deconstructed bbq pit. After two months, we ended up with a happy little chicken home.
    I take a lot of pictures!
    Can't wait to see the little girl's eyes when she finds her first egg. Should be around early July 2011...


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    2 months work, finally completed!

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Recent User Reviews

  1. mrs_organized_chaos
    "Wow"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 19, 2018
    Fantastic coop. Pretty and predator proof.
  2. Chicken Strut
    "Coop Envy!"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 10, 2018
    This coop rocks! It is spacious and functional but has the "dollhouse details" that I personally love that give it loads of charm. I especially appreciate the numerous pictures that were posted. I would have enjoyed more commentary about the process, though.
  3. Hope Hughes
    "Awesome job!"
    4/5, 4 out of 5, reviewed Jul 4, 2018
    Nice details and awesome build. Love the coon and fox photos!! You made a good safe coop for the girls.

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  1. Katieboosmama
    I'm curious, What is the purpose of the open box under the coop? Love your construction, Dh is building ours and got several good ideas from yours!
  2. ZamundaFarm
    Love your coop!!!!
  3. chickenpooplady
  4. Caity
    WOW! Amazing coop! If you don't mind, I was wondering about your siding. I'm planning on using the same kind, and was wondering if you mounted yours to plywood, or if your walls are just the thickness of the siding. I was going to mount it to osb, but obviously don't want to if I don't have to! Thanks for the tips on the tin roofing!
  5. cptbahama
    WAS my fox. he's in fox hell right now, trying to eat the devil's chickens!
    thanks all!
  6. ChickenCrazy8
    Your coop is amazing and I love the spreadsheet about your chickens!!!!!
  7. chloechickens01
    is that your fox?
  8. markt
    Great looking coop. I only wish my backyard was as level as seen in all the coop pics plan on building one this spring and will use your design in my plans guess im going to need to rent a bobcat to get a level spot ugh!

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